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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Friday night, April 11th, Kevin James Doyle surprised his co-star Margaret Copeland by announced her impending engagement before the sold-out audience at Off-Broadway's comedy smash, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER.
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7 hrs ago | Townhall
A New York City news organization has apologized after it canceled a church's advertising campaign promoting its Easter Sunday services - just three days before Good Friday.
11 hrs ago | Russia Taday
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that could help revamp future presidential elections by agreeing to award the state's 29 electoral votes to the candidate that is most favored on a national level.
15 hrs ago | Cool Hunting
Once synonymous with New York , family-run pizza shops are an endangered species these days as more and more owners are force to shutter their stores to make room for the city's ubiquitous dollar-a-slice chains.
19 hrs ago | JD Supra
The devil is in the details, though. While the new law, which the governor just signed, provides some tax relief for the moderately well-off, the wealthiest New Yorkers will see little, if any, change and, in some cases, will actually experience an increase in estate and income tax.
As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city, an animal advocacy group is pushing an alternative to the tourist attraction with "Horseless eCarriages."
Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability -- a genetic disease called 'Fragile X syndrome' -- have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.
In 1964, Ford placed a new Mustang on the 85th-floor observation deck of The Empire State Building.
Despite a judge voiding Nissan's lucrative 10-year, billion-dollar Taxi of Tomorrow contract with the city in October, the company has gone ahead with sales here.
Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and drop-off laundry services.
Among major American cities, New York has the sixth-lowest fatality rate for cyclists and pedestrians.
About 94,000 of those finished applying in the two weeks after the original March 31 deadline, according to figures released by the exchange's executive director, Donna Frescatore.
On the first anniversary of the Boston jihad bombing, where in broad daylight on a busy city street teeming with humanity Americans were blown to bits, with three killed and close to three hundred injured, Mayor Bill de Blasio shut down the New York Police Department's counter-terror surveillance program in New York City.
Land Rover's latest concept SUV is one of many cars debuting at the New York International Auto Show.
The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National Geographic's Genographic Project.
April 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that adds New York to the list of states that have joined National Popular Vote compact.
A U.S. map that shows where pot is legal looks a lot like recent electoral college maps, except instead of blue, the liberal states are rendered in green: the entire West Coast , progressive mountain and Midwest states , all of New England, plus New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Hawaii.